Computational Biologist/Bioinformatics Scientist

Job Location
3595 John Hopkins Court
San Diego, CA 92121
Competitive base, bonus and equity

We are proud to offer our employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits program. This is our way of enriching the lives of you and your loved ones, and rewarding you for your dedication to the company.

Job Description

We currently have a great opportunity for a Computational Biologist/Bioinformatics Scientist who will be responsible for genomic data analysis. The ideal candidate must be able to work in a collaborative research environment and be able to provide evidence of relevant research expertise in the form of presentations, software, technical publications, and/or knowledge of applications.


  • Perform statistical and bioinformatic analyses of experimental data produced by next generation sequencing instruments, qPCR, and other genomic methods.
  • Conduct data mining over internally produced and publicly available data sets
  • Develop computational solutions to address biologically relevant questions
  • Collaborate with scientists across the organization
  • PhD or Master’s degree with 5+ years of computational biology/bioinformatics experience
  • Degree in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or related field; Multidisciplinary experience preferred
  • Proficient in biological sequence analysis and analysis of next-generation sequencing data
  • Strong knowledge of human genetics, statistics, algorithms and exploratory data analyses
  • Proven track record of proficiency in data analysis and statistical learning
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
How to Apply

Apply online at or email resumes to [email protected]

About Our Organization

Sequenom Laboratories, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sequenom, Inc., is a CAP accredited and CLIA-certified molecular diagnostics laboratory, dedicated to the development and commercialization of laboratory-developed tests (LDTs) for prenatal and ophthalmic diseases and conditions.

As a life sciences company, Sequenom (NASDAQ: SQNM) has a guiding vision: To improve healthcare by providing revolutionary genomic and genetic analysis solutions for the clinical research and molecular diagnostic markets.

What makes this vision a reality? Our deep commitment to "Quality of Science." For us, only the highest quality is acceptable. Sequenom team members thrive in a "science first" environment where ideas and innovation are part of daily life. This is your opportunity to work on cutting-edge science that is revolutionizing patient care.

Our innovation-driven culture means life at Sequenom is fast-paced, dynamic, and fun with rewarding benefits and performance rewards. With a clear vision for the future, all employees have the opportunity to make a difference and are encouraged to share new ideas. We foster a collaborative work environment and encourage curiosity at all levels.  Our corporate headquarters is located in the heart of San Diego’s life sciences community, less than a mile from the beach.


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